There are 10 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Munich by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...

$110 - $180

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Rideshare  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Düsseldorf to Munich 381.4 miles

$27 - $45

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Bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Munich, Munich central bus station N28 / ...

$35 - $110

Drive  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Munich 382 miles

$80 - $120

Fly from Dusseldorf  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Munich (MUC) DUS - MUC

$64 - $181

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Munich (MUC) CGN - MUC

$83 - $251

Train to Dortmund, fly  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede
  2. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to Munich (MUC) DTM - MUC

$69 - $241

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) FRA - MUC

$129 - $288

Train to Muenster, fly  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
  2. Fly from Muenster (FMO) to Munich (MUC) FMO - MUC

$119 - $366

Train to Paderborn, fly  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
  2. Fly from Paderborn (PAD) to Munich (MUC) PAD - MUC

$150 - $352

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at München Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Munich is 486 km. The road distance is 611.3 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Munich without a car is to train which takes 5 h and costs .

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The train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf takes 5 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Düsseldorf to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Düsseldorf station.

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Düsseldorf to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Munich is to train which takes 5 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 5 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Düsseldorf to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to Munich.
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  • Distance: 304.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Munich, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Düsseldorf to Munich hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $180 and the journey takes 5 h. Urlaubs-Express also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Düsseldorf to Munich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 9 h 5 min. Eurolines DE also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Dortmund to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Flights from Muenster to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Muenster to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Paderborn to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Paderborn to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Dortmund to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,500
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hnf to München Ost
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
eurobahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Münster, Münster
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Düsseldorf - Hauptbahnhof to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
13 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Düsseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Düsseldorf to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at München Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Munich is 611 km. It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to drive from Düsseldorf to Munich.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Munich Airport.

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Book your Düsseldorf to Munich train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Düsseldorf to Munich bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 764+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Düsseldorf and Munich. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs .

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